Music from the 1973 film “The World’s Greatest Athlete” — The Music of Marvin Hamlisch. (Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch, 1944–2012)
Synopsis of the film:
Head coach Sam Archer (John Amos) and his right‐hand man, Milo Jackson (Tim Conway), have been leading Merrivale College’s track team to a succession of last‐place finishes. A chance visit to Africa brings Sam and Milo the athlete of their dreams: an orphan wild‐child named Nanu (Jan‐Michael Vincent).
The hapless coaches convince Nanu to leave his carefree life in the jungle for the cutthroat world of college athletics where, naturally, not all goes according to plan.Release date: February 14, 1973 (USA)
Watch Trailer: The World’s Greatest Athlete (Film, 1973)
LISTEN / Video: “LOVE THEME” from the film “The World’s Greatest Athlete” (Film, 1973) with Jan‐Michael Vincent (1973) — The Music of Marvin Hamlisch: